The Use and Abuse of Vegetational Concepts →
All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace - Adam Curtis exploring how computers have changed society. This looks at how the idea of nature as a self-regulating ecosystem is based on a fantasy (and the origin of eco-technics and the hippy movement).
72 hours to end the War on Drugs →
Sign the petition to back calls to end the War on Drugs on Avaaz.org Those backing the call include Ernesto Zedillo, former president of Mexico; George Papandreou, former prime minister of Greece; César Gaviria, former president of Colombia; Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general; Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil; George Shultz, former US secretary of state; Javier Solana,...
Article: Inspireconversations - We Are With You →
‘We Are With You’ sought to encourage people to show their support for Japan on and off line, creating a collage of photos based around a simple statement. Designing a logo based on the Japanese flag - red circle with the sentence ‘We Are With You’ with white lettering through the centre – they developed a powerful statement of support. http://inspireconversations.co.uk/people/we-are-with-you-2
Replicants pre-Sonar warm up party - June 11th at... →
Replicants are hosting a pre-Sonar warm up party for those who may or may not be heading to Barcelona the following week for Europe’s electronic music festival supremo. Replicants DJs playing deep house, join us in sharing Sonar Village vibes at Nomad, 58 Old Street. http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?260850
THE VEAL PEN: Album Review: Robert Hood Omega... →
thevealpen: The founding member of Underground Resistance and M-Plant label boss Robert Hood has exported a unique brand of minimal Detroit techno to Europe with great success. Performing in underground venues from Copenhagen to Krakow, Hood found the time in 2010 to produce a unique…
Newseum launches memorial channel to fallen... →
The Newseum, the museum of news in Washington DC, together with Google launched an international Journalists Memorial channel on Youtube in order to remember the journalists who have died in the last year while reporting news around the world. http://www.youtube.com/journalistsmemorial
A Gay Girl blogging in Damascus becomes an... →
Syrian lesbian’s thoughts on life describes dangers of political and sexual dissent.
Soinmotion blog by Sophia Ignatidou →
Big nod to Sofia and her blog - thanks for letting me steal your theme!